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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Mapleleaf Mussel (Quadrula Quadrula) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
on the
Mapleleaf Mussel
Quadrula Quadrula
Saskatchewan–Nelson Population
Great Lakes–Western St. Lawrence Population
in Canada

Mapleleaf Mussel (Quadrula quadrula)

Saskatchewan–Nelson Population: Endangered
Great Lakes–Western St. Lawrence Population: Threatened 2006

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2006. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Mapleleaf Mussel Quadrula quadrula (Saskatchewan-Nelson population and Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 58 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Joseph Carney, Janice Metcalfe-Smith and William Watkins for writing the status report on the Mapleleaf Mussel Quadrula quadrula (Saskatchewan-Nelson population and Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence population) in Canada. COSEWIC also gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Manitoba Conservation Data Centre and Environment Canada. The COSEWIC report review was overseen and edited by Gerald L. Mackie Co-chair, COSEWIC Molluscs Species Specialist Subcommittee. Throughout the status report the Mapleleaf Mussel is sometimes referred to as the Mapleleaf.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la Mulette feuille d'érable (Quadrula quadrula) Population de la Saskatchewan - Nelson et Population des Grands Lacs - Ouest du Saint-Laurent au Canada.

Cover illustration

Mapleleaf Mussel – Provided by Philip McColl, Graphics Arts Section, National Water Research Institute.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue CW69-14/487-2006E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-43279-7

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